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File #: 19-3022    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - A Resolution authorizing the City Manager and the Police Department to make application, receive, and expend grant funding from the Criminal Justice Department (CJD) of the Governor's office of the State of Texas to upgrade the in-car video e
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action: 1/28/2019
Title: Resolution - A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager and the Police Department to Make Application, Receive, and Expend Grant Funding from the Criminal Justice Department (CJD) of the Governor's office of the State of Texas to Upgrade the In-Car Video Equipment of the Following Police Divisions: Patrol, Traffic, Support Services, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and Community Resource
Sponsors: Clayton Chandler, Tracy Aaron
Attachments: 1. Resolution

Title

Resolution - A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager and the Police Department to Make Application, Receive, and Expend Grant Funding from the Criminal Justice Department (CJD) of the Governor's office of the State of Texas to Upgrade the In-Car Video Equipment of the Following Police Divisions:  Patrol, Traffic, Support Services, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and Community Resource

Requested Action

Approval of Resolution

Recommendation

Approval of Resolution

Description/History

The goal of the Criminal Justice Department is to provide needed funding to improve public safety and support victims of crime by filling system gaps and promoting innovative solutions to common problems.  The purpose of this program is to promote public safety, reduce crime, and improve the criminal justice system.  CJD is accepting applications for the purpose of hiring personnel or purchasing much needed department equipment.  It is anticipated that up to $12 million may be funded under this grant.  CJD funds are made available through a Congressional appropriation to the US Department of Justice and are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

Justification

N/A

Funding Source

Reimbursement by the Justice Assistance Grant Program of the State of Texas through the Governor's Office.

Prepared By

Alma Roden, Legal Assistant

for

Tracy Aaron, Chief of Police